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Jury 2019

James Hill

James Hill

The New York Times photographer since 1995. Winner of World Press Photo, the Pulitzer Prize and the Visa d’Or at Perpignan’s Visa Pour L’Image. Spent many years in conflict zones in the former USSR, the Middle East and Afghanistan. Author of four books, including Victory Day, a portrait series of WWII veterans. His photographs are in the collections of the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, the Moscow House of Photography and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts.

Peter Bitzer

Peter Bitzer

Born in1954. Studied political science at Marburg University. Worked as a director for marketing at laif agency and Bilderberg. In 1992, he returned to laif as managing director. Under his leadership laif developed into one of Germany’s top travel photography and journalism agencies. Member of various photojournalism juries. Teaches photo editing and branding at University of Dortmund.

   
Cho Bo Hee

Cho Bo Hee

Deputy department head at the leading Korean news agency Yonhap. Started his career in 1990 as a photojournalist. Covered the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and 2002. In 2008, was a member of the ROK presidential press pool. From 2011 to 2016, worked as head of the photo desk at Yonhap. Jury member of Yonhap International Press Photo Contest. Winner of ROK Press Photo Contest (2013) and Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry Photo Contest (2018).

Alice Gabriner

Alice Gabriner   

Photo editor and consultant with 30 years of experience at the leading media outlets, including The New York Times and National Geographic. Head of photography and international photo editor at TIME until 2017. Photo editor of TIME’s long-term multimedia project “Finding Home,” which received the top prize in the 2018 World Press Photo contest, and a 2018 Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding New Approaches Documentary category.

Anatoly Maltsev

Anatoly Maltsev

Staff photographer for EPA since 1997. Born in 1962 in Saratov. Graduated from St. Petersburg University of Labor Correspondents. Worked for the Vechernyi Leningrad and Komsomolskaya Pravda newspapers, and collaborated with The Associated Press. Founded the Tsekh photography school and the Interpress.ru agency. Member of the Russian Union of Journalists and the International Federation of Journalists. Winner of the 1997 World Press Photo award, as well as a number of other awards.

Alberto Prina

Alberto Prina

He founded the photoassociation Gruppo Fotografico Progetto Immagine (1989), has co-ordinated its annual Festival of Ethical Photography. He collaborates with festivals, galleries and schools, organizes courses and workshops, he’s the artistic director of an exhibit space close to Milan. He currently works as a reportage photographer and photojournalist, developing projects in the field of photographic communication, multimedia and collaborative photography.